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Asia stocks sluggish, plenty of event risk ahead

SYDNEY, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Asian shares got off to a sluggish start on Monday ahead of a week packed with geopolitical risk, Chinese economic data and earnings reports from major U.S. banks. A holi...

Taiwan business leader advocates diversification amid geopolitical risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan lies at the center of a changing geopolitical environment, it should reevaluate the connection between the technology sector and geopolitics, Pegatron Corporatio...

Germany: Copper theft growing, hits infrastructure, business

German railway operator Deutsche Bahn has been struggling for quite a while now. Decades of neglect have left the state-owned company's infrastructure and rolling stock in tatters and its finances...

Oil rises on supply concerns fuelled by Russian political turmoil

SINGAPORE, June 26 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday after a revolt by Russian mercenaries over the weekend raised concerns about political instability in Russia and the potential impact on oil su...

TSMC sees Taiwan semiconductor business as element of regional stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s semiconductor sector contributes to regional stability, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) Chair Mark Liu (劉德音) said Tuesday (June 6). While t...

With new mandate secured, Turkey's Erdogan likely to continue engaging with both West and Russia

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — After securing a strong new mandate in a runoff presidential election, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan could temper some positions that have irritated his NATO allies. But observer...

Taiwan’s wind power industry begins to show vulnerability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the past five years, Taiwan's offshore wind power has grown from two demonstration wind turbines to three wind farms and 90 wind turbines. While this should be c...

Buffett says people shouldn't worry about Berkshire, banks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett assured investors Wednesday that Berkshire Hathaway will be fine when he's no longer around to lead the conglomerate. Buffett said sharehold...

Cathay Financial Holdings, World Climate Foundation's First Global Strategic Partner in 2023, Aiming to Accelerate Climate Finance Beyond Taiwan

TAIPEI, April 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Financial Holdings (Cathay FHC) and the World Climate Foundation (WCF) have officially announced the signing of partnership for the third consecutive year....

Taiwan's banks must embrace FinTech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Banks often get their basic Know Your Customer (KYC) obligations wrong, even without incorporating ESG reports. Sometimes it is human failure to ensure all the necessar...

India helps Apple supplier diversify from China

China may have scrapped its zero-COVID policy — three years of strict lockdowns that caused supply chain delays and stymied economic growth — but that hasn't stopped Apple's top su...

China faces economic collapse before 2030: Peter Zeihan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Geopolitical analyst and consultant Peter Zeihan discussed the economic, demographic, and political landscape in East Asia with Taiwan News in early February. Zeihan, w...

For World Cup visitors, a peek into Islamic art, heritage

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — An emerald inscribed for a Mughal emperor. A Safavid-period knotted wool carpet. An Ottoman-era curtain, intricately embroidered with metal threads, which was part of the covering o...

Ukraine war, tensions with China loom over big Bali summit

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — A showdown between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin isn’t happening, but fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and growing tensions between China and the West wil...

EU to boost Ukraine aid, but no decision on gas price cap

After burning the midnight oil, the 27 leaders of the European Union have not yet reached a final agreement on imposing an EU cap on gas prices. Instead, they proposed a "road map" — ...